KSEA announces that Explorer 5 will be setting down in the Eastern Canyon – a site that is thought to be a similar to the Western Canyon, only a great deal more easterly.
Bill, Bob, and Val board the Super Duna Lander and head down to the surface!
“OK, starting our descent. Hang on everyone!”
The Super Duna Lander speeds down to the surface! Right before landing the airbrakes are stowed and the gear is deployed, as the rockets fire one last burn to slow down before landing!
“Contact! We’re on the surface! ”
The crew prepares to head out and explore the Eastern Canyon at Duna!
The crew waits until sunrise, and starts exploring!